HSDopus (publication server) - general information, benefits, advantages

HSDopus is the publication server of the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences.

It offers all members of the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences the possibility to electronically prove their scientific output and to publish it with full texts. The titles are available online worldwide and can be researched via search engines / catalogs.

Note: HSDopus therefore also serves as a university bibliography.


  • Worldwide availability of the publication without delay due to production, printing and distribution and free of charge
  • Ensuring the authenticity of the publication and thus the ability to cite through persistent identifiers (URN, DOI)
  • Long-term archiving
  • Evidence of publication in library catalogs, search engines and OAI service providers such as Google Scholar and BASE
  • ORCID can be deposited